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On The Radio - New Cedar Rapids sustainability coordinator provides multifaceted momentum

Jenna Ladd | August 8, 2016

This week’s On The Radio segment takes a closer look at Cedar Rapid’s first-ever sustainability coordinator and University of Iowa graduate, Eric Holthaus.  352 more words


Gang Rape Reported At Oregon Raggae Festival

ALBANY, Ore. (AP) — Linn County authorities say a 21-year-old woman reported being raped by five men at a reggae festival in Scio, Oregon.

The woman told sheriff’s deputies she met two men at a tavern late Saturday and agreed to go with them to the festival. 101 more words


McDowell Creek Falls County Park: Majestic, Royal Terrace, McDowell, and Crystal Pool

I usually feel very blessed to live in the middle of our great state. It really is a great hub for going on all of these adventures. 458 more words

Oregon Waterfalls

Iowa City Science Boosters Club at the Linn County Fair

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Nick Fetty | June 24, 2016

The Iowa City Science Boosters Club taught children about climate change through a hands-on experiment at the Linn County Fair on Thursday June 23. 253 more words


Enriching the minimum wage discussion

The spin against any minimum wage increase — or even having a minimum wage — has become predictable. This should surprise no one. Policy makers since President Franklin D. 610 more words


Railroad cleaning up tracks from tanker animal fat leak

DES MOINES, Iowa – A railroad tanker carrying 25,000 gallons of animal fat leaked for about 200 miles along tracks Monday from Missouri Valley in Harrison County to Fairfax in Linn County, according to an Iowa Department of Natural Resources press release. 157 more words


Coal Creek Falls

We visited Coal Creek Falls in February. It’s an off-trail waterfall, so it doesn’t get much traffic, and the untouched beauty of the spot is almost magical. 636 more words